Elysium Planitia, the region of recent explosive volcanism (image) University of Arizona Share Print E-Mail Caption Elysium Planitia, the region of recent explosive volcanism (white box) and NASA's InSight lander. Overlooking the plain is Elysium Mons, a volcano towering nearly 8 miles above its base. Credit MOLA Science Team Usage Restrictions This visual may only be used for the purpose of posting and/or reporting of this news release. Credit information must be provided as indicated. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.